Family Hires PI to Investigate Mysterious Death

While local authorities insist Alfred Wright was not murdered, his family is not convinced.
3:00 | 02/05/14

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Mysterious death in Texas and one film his crusade to find out what really happened to young father. Local authorities insisted offered Wright was not murdered his family is not convinced -- just -- is on the case ABC's -- Davis has the story. I feel like they held him hostage. And they tortured him. The family of 28 year old Alfred Wright says they believe their son's death it was not the accident that law enforcement claims. Act hey doubts from the beginning and happening it was -- a mother's intuition. A loving father of three and physical therapy is living in Jasper Texas. Alfred was last seen here on November 7 of last year his family says he had just seen a client and was on his way home when his truck broke down. So we called his wife Marin did come get it. But since she was home with the kids she -- -- in laws to pick him up. When -- called him back she says she was disturbed by what she heard what he was in distress I never I never really heard that from him before when -- -- parents arrived they saw his truck. But not Alfred. Those completely. Not like Alfred to run from his responsibilities. To run -- Sam -- The next day his watch an ID were -- found their ranch near -- disappeared. The police organized a massive manhunt but after three days the search was called off. The when the family hired a private investigator in organize their own search party. Nineteen days after Alfred went missing. His body was mysteriously found in an area where police claim they'd already looked. And -- -- actually worked in relief. Because. We -- leaked out. The official autopsy concluded it was an accidental drug overdose. Toxicology showed cocaine and -- in his system but no evidence of severe trauma. But the -- says he didn't use drugs that they won't stop until justice is served. And we would not let it go become even justice Evelyn is that it gives tips -- -- We reached down to the sheriff who did not comment on the case the family is awaiting final results from an independent pathologist who says. There were definite signs of homicidal violence congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee is demanding the Justice Department now investigate the case. Which she believes may be racially motivated -- George more questions to answer.

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